The Greenwich Village Park is popular with students and residents. It is one of the few green spots in the area. At the ... More
Washington Square Park
The Greenwich Village Park is popular with students and residents. It is one of the few green spots in the area. At the northern end of the park is a triumphal arch, built in 1789 to honor George Washington, the late President of the United States. This historic arch is since then, referred to as the Washington Square. The area was home to artists and writers, including Henry James, Edith Wharton and Edward Hopper; many lived in the still intact row houses across from the northern end of the park. Other parts of the park are surrounded by the campus of New York University.
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In the early 1800s, upscale townhouses and local theaters thrived in the area surrounding Union Square. In the 1850s and
1860s, factories and offices replaced the residences, and unionists and abolitionists held massive rallies here. In the 1920s, labor ...
This small, public park in lower Manhattan has been here since 1733 and it is the oldest in the city.
When the Dutch established the settlement of New Amsterdam in the 17th Century, the area was used as a ...